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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
at the detroit institutes of art could be auctioned off to help get the city back on financial footing. this hearing has been going on for about an hour now. and the judge put together a 180-page report detailing his decision to declare the city bankrupt. as you can see behind me there are about 60-plus protesters that are opposed to this bankruptcy. they have been out here chanting, no justice, no peace, and no bankruptcy. and they have been doing this for the past four months. >> how many pensioners will be effected in the city of detroit based on these rulings? >> reporter: there will are about a little over 20,000 pensioners, as i mentioned, who depend on these checks. just the other day we interviewed a retiree every month he receives about $800 from the city, and right now he is terrified. it's unclear if the judge is going to make any decision on whether the pensions will be touched or not. but everybody is waiting around here with baited breath. >> what was the judge have to consider in order to allow the bankruptcy filing to continue? >> reporter: well, the judge made some pre
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. detroit is bankrupt. >>> a judge made it official today. current bills will be paid but pensions are due to be cut. a new look at the death of yasser arafat. experts say the palestinian leader was not poisoned. and the moment that divers found a shipwreck survivor right after the tugboat sank. it is, indeed, a momentous day. that is how a federal judge ended the hearing announcing that detroit is available t bece a bankrupt city. it is $18 billion in debt but not without potentially hurting pensioners. we're in detroit, diane, the big question now is moving forward how long does this whole process take? >> we're likely to see a reorganization plan in a month or so. but it is likely to be met with opposition from current municipal employees. >> reporter: the judge gave detroit state appointed emergency manager to file bankruptcy. outside the courts were protesters. >> services, pensions will be on the chopping block, our art institutes the water. >> it may be the only way to b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incidentally, we have reco recovered the event recorder and downloaded the data off of the locomotive. we haven't had a chance to analyze it or verify it at this point. >> officials say the train was carrying about 150 passengers and heading to new york's granted central terminal. >> there was screaming and people trying out to god and asking for their families. it was pretty gruesome. >> it de-railed on a curved s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
to last their ship are striking. in 100 cities they are striking, demanding pay. today's strikes are the latest move in a campaign that started last summer. the medium wage is slightly more than $900. >> the workers live in poverty, working in conditions. >> more than two and a quarter americans have non-management jobs with the top 10 fast food chains. anti-government forces, and the post soviet leaders issued solidarity. one is viktor yushenko, coming to power after the orange revolution in 2004. >> the protest scores have persisted for weeks. barnaby phillips reports from kiev. foreign ministers from across europe have come to kiev. this was a scheduled meeting of the osce. it's not in relation to the political crisis specifically, but you can imagine at that meeting ukraine is bound to feature and there'll be different preaches. for example, the general j the polish and the swedish for instances have been outspoken critic much russia's policy towards ukraine. but sergei lavrov, the russian foreign minister is here, and yesterday he condemned what he called n.a.t.o. inference
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
the city of detroit to proceed with its bankruptcy filing and shed up to $18 billion in debt. it's the largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history. the judge turned aside challenges from unions, pension funds and retirees who stand to have benefits cut. later, retiring mayor dave bing called for all parties to work together. >> we have got to start changing the conversation and we can't think that bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us. it can help us now because it will allow us once again to deal with the things that should have been dealt with over the last 20 or 30 years. the city cannot go forward with the kind of debt and liabilities that we have on our balance sheet. >> >> ifill: detroit's emergency manager, kevin orr, has said the city is now using 40 cents of every dollar collected to pay its debts. he warns that figure could rise to 65 cents without bankruptcy relief. >> major cuts in retirement benefits for thousands of state employees, and retirees, the legislature approved a bill that also raises the state retirement age. it is the latest effort to help
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. the commuter train that derailed sunday in new york city was going nearly three times faster than the limit. that's the finding of federal investigators looking that the crash that killed 40 passengers. the train was going 82 miles per hour heading into a 30 miles per hour curve. >> the question remains was this caused by operator error or a mechanical mistake on the tracks, or was there an issue with the brakes. from the nsc today, speed was a factor. that was reported by passengers and witnesses. investigators with the national transport safety board now know that the commuter trail was going too fast as it approached the curve. >> the preliminary information - let me emphasis it's preliminary information - from the event recorders showed the train travelling at 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30 miles per hour. it's too early to know whether speeding was caused by an operational or mechanic call error. >> we don't know whether the brakes went to zero appreciature because of a valve or brake pressure. six seconds before stop there was a power setting. >> all of the passengers and crew
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 5:30am PST
the time you're watching it to you. the city. with the stereo. bob you learn new wing will. the us the salad to wait for it at that spring is arriving with simple african republic a good look at least i will buy. global government transparency takes to the state and probably had something to be seeking protection. i do type when i'm gone. philippine authorities are still searching for what he did and it was good but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad. welcome to use update on cctv used to live to beijing for the second time in the year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skatepark recent reports from the capital. bindi. anyway next to the airport in the central african republic capital crime team. the theme for protection things to look into extinction that. from the dumping extrem
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
's look back on the day's events right in the center of the ukrainian capital. in the city center it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protestors. all day people came in, just have a liquor enjoy the food and hot drinks, or -- look, or enjoy the food and hot drinks. the carpet won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for the opposition is where do they go from here? how do they turn occupation into political victory? >> translator: the way to resolve this crisis is through early presidential and parliamentary elections. we want a new confidence resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show that police were at times brutal in their treatment of protestors and journalists. anton was among dozens who were beaten by police. this is all that's left of his camera. officials say 35 were hurt by police, some in hospital. grim routine of life and a cold winter, this is where we met tatiana, selling cabbage and very much in favor of political change.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
strike and tells the prime minister she must resign. >> tonight rescuers in new york city are uprighting toppled train cars, searching for more victims in the deadly train crash. the train derailed in the bronx on the way to manhattan. at least four are dead. there are 63 confirmed injuries. 11 are listed in critical condition. >> al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt is live at the scene. what is the latest on the investigation? >> tonight, on this very chilly night, firefighters, police, crews and the mtsb are combing through every part of the scene down there right now, looking at the tracks, the mechanical equipment, the communication equipment to try to figure out what went horribly wrong. >> the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this train. it happened early sunday morning. >> we have recovered the event recorder of the cab car. we downloaded the data off the loko motive. we have not had a chance to analyse it at this point. >> the train was carrying about 150 passengers, heading to new york's grand central station. >> the injuries are consistent with broken bon
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
saying essentially the came thing. they were able to get in very high profile areas in the city, but he said the fight is not over. and in some respect it will kick back in again after the king's birthday on thursday. >>> reports from north korea suggests that the leader has sacked an important power broker. gerald tan reports that it has government officials in south korea wondering how this could effect the future leadership. i'm sorry, we seem to have loss that report, we'll get back to it as soon as we can -- time now to cross to london for the news from europe. let's join lauren taylor. >>> thank you very much. starting with events in ukraine where the opposition has tried but failed to force a vote of no confidence. but the prime minister has apologized by some of the violence by riot police. demonstrators keep up the pressure on the government. our correspondent is in independence square. rory over to you. >> reporter: in the end, lauren, it wasn't even very close, the opposition are a minority in the european parliament. they needed to push through a boundary of 225 votes to get
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
. the wildcard, aviation nation. you've got to write -- fight for your right to keep your miles. and in the city, the smog solution. you actually have a building that eats pollution for lunch. and move over. someone else is coming into boston. the fans are not happy. but kick it off with the tale of two cartels. using the word cartel often conjures images of colombian drug warts and machine guns. -- drug lords and machine guns. merriam-webster defines a cartel as "a group of businesses that agree to fix prices so they will all make more money." that sounds illegal to me. and that is exactly why the hammer was dropped on six banks. deutsche bank, royal bank of scotland, jpmorgan citigroup -- jp morgan, citigroup, and rbs. these are rates that banks charge each other tomorrow. >> what is shocking about the scandals is not just the manipulation of benchmarks, though it a serious infringement, but also cartels between a number of financial players. we want to send a clear message that the commission is determined to sanction these cartels in the financial sectors . enforcing competition rules will
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
manage to escape but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad the welcome news update on cctv use optical it to beijing for the second time in a year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skate park and since reports from the capital times. living in maine next to the airport in the central african country capital crime team. keeping the protection of things to look into extinction that from the dumping its treat them that in the ca are pending in the twelve hundred strong force. just now was tough to win a new land backing for the nation. that topic. to protect the baby and restore humanitarian access and stabilize the country i would be reinforced today and tonight my mission would be too much tomato plants inside but they ended up starting side the countryside to two of its offshore presence.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car feet away from the hudson river. it happened along a curved section of the track and trying to figure out the excessive speed played a role. an al jazeera's john is here live from the bronx, john? >> morgan good morning. the hudson line of metro north railroad is one of the busiest commuter rail routes in the world. 2
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the protests in the center of the city in defiance of their government calling for its resignation. and waving the flag of the european union in many cases. tonight the protesters have had a boost. the german ambassador has arrived. he was due for a conference, and he has met with opposition leaders and said ukraine's route to europe is still hope. i would imagine that the group behind me would be happy about that. >> reporter: the churches of kiev are packed as people look for reassurance and spiritual support. many of those who come to pray have been taking part in the demonstrations in the nearby streets. and protesters who come from other parts of ukraine have been sleeping in the grounds of st. michael's cathedral. >> the church is not involved in politics. we don't take sides. but we do have a role to to support those in need. we have to open our doors. this is our mission. >> but at a nearby square priest have joined the protest movement. take a look at how organized everything is. this is where you can make a donation to the cause. opposition parties and activists ensure this money is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
an american teacher. it happened while the man was out runnin running in e eastern city. the imagine cut chemistry, no one has claimed responsible for the attack. six people are dead and several others wounded. was attacked on wednesday, suicide bombers and armed fighters attacked the compound. the gun battle with police, no group has said that it carried out the attack. >> now there are more syrians living in the jordanian province than jordanians. the influx is worrying resident that is say the refugee crieses is maiming them poorer and frustrated. >> the government says this is causing infrastructure to crumble, and that's significant funds are required to meet additional demand for services like water, sanitation, and electricity. >> the u.n. refugee agency and its partners are trying to mitigate the impact of the refugee crisis by funding clean up campaigns to improve sanitation here. an old bakery has been renovated with new equipment, to triple bread production and kate tore a larger population. they appreciate the help, but say jordanians need more support. >> all of these aid ag
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪ 82 miles per hour, that is how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was traveling before i derailed sunday outside new york city. the train was heading into a dangerous curve and should have been going 30 miles per hour. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, it's good to have you with us, i'm thomas. crews used heavy equipment to clear the crash scene and turned the derailed cars upright and put them back on the tracks. al jazeera erica has the latest on the investigation and good morning. >> investigators say over the next few days the rail cars and train will be moves to a secure location for a more detailed examination. at this point they have not determined if the train wreck which killed four people and injured 60 others was the result of facility b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
... >>> this is al-jazeera america, live from new york city. i am tony harris with a look at today's top stories. >> it tells us what happened. it doesn't tell us why it happened. >> what happened is that the train that de-railed and killed four people in new york was going faster than it was supposed to. but figuring out why could take months. after two months offications, the federal government healthcare web sight appears to be working better but it's not working completely. that could mean more trouble. violent protests pit rich against pour. now, opposition leader threatening to overthrow thailand's government. >> 82 miles per hour. >> that's how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was going when it de-railed on sunday. four people died when the metro-north train jumped the tracks on, on a curve, dozens more were hurt. investigators now know how fast the train was going. they still don't know for sure why it de-railed. let's take you to jonathan martin. he is at the crash site in the bronx. jonathan? >> reporter: hey, tony. you know, investigators have said from t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
as investigators look into what caused sunday's deadly train derailment in new york city. >> our mission is to oh understand not only what happened but why it happened with the intent of it ever happening again. >> four people died when a manhattan-bound train jumps the trans in a riverside curve in the bronx. and the derailment is having a huge impact on one of the nation's busiest commuter rail line. we're in the bronx where those train cars derailed. john, explain what you're seeing now. >> reporter: good afternoon. the hudson line is one of the busiest commuter rodz i routes e world. 26,000 people use it every day to get in to new york city and home again, but not today. more than 24 hours after the crash that killed four people and injured more than 60 they're making good progress. but they're still clearing the tracks. >> it was going fast, and as it hit the curve it was flying. >> reporter: in an instant all seven cars came off the tracks and slid down a small hill landing just inches from the hudson river. >> there was screaming, people screaming out for god, and asking for their families
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
area. >> thank you very much. that's joseph cheng from city university in hong kong. thank you. >>> now, anti-government protesters marched towards the royal thai headquarters in bangkok, despite a truce with authorities, handing the police a letter, calling for an investigation into the death v four protesters. the thai capital saw huge protests for the past 11 days. meanwhile a clean-up operation is under way in bangkok. the nation is preparing to mark the king's birthday on thursday. scott heidler has more. >> and just 24 hours it went from rows of riot police to rows of street sleepers. protesters are taking a pause. they said they would stop tuesday morning, they pulled down barricades. today, wednesday, is the day before the king's birthday. it is clean-up day. this is going to be one of the big sites for the king's birthday on thursday. right now the protesters agreed to stop everything, they'll move everyone out of here. and now they are pitching in with the city workers and they are cleaning up the area. >> now, the ukrainian prime minister says he plans to go ahead with the ca
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
. armed clashes broke out in the capital between former rebels controlling the city and militias. the u.n. is voting today on sending in international troops. and the king of thailand calls on the people to do their duty without directly referring to recent violent protests. those demonstrations are on hold today out of respect for the monarch's birthday. first to yemen, where six doctors, including a venezuelan and two from the philippines are among the victims killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack. the suicide bomber reportedly set off a car packed with explosives at the defense ministry, leaving close to 20 dead in all. dozens more were hurt in the blast that smashed through walls in a hospital inside the complex. for more, i'm joined by a journalist there. what more can you tell us about this attack there today? >> yes, the gunmen were wearing military uniforms, and the complex of the defense ministry before generating their bombs. after the explosions, the gunshots and clashes took place inside the complex and are still taking place right now. we can still hear gunfire from th
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
. and to be on someone. the sun stayed my little surreal to appeal to me and asked so on. it's a sad day that the city to the south african president jacob tomorrow and monday of the second wife winnie mandela attended the service of the riots methodist church to mark the day over into echo after richie know what the church. the anti apartheid hero was in the congregation's prayers and hearts. today we haven't had a great and i thought cool that the fed on hold to the middle east. at the peter the great city he said meanwhile outside mandela's johannesburg home. the young and old continued to come by dropping the flowers lighting candles. i'm trying to come to terms with their dogs. take a look now at some of the world news in brief two dozen egyptian women and girls convicted for protesting in support of the ousted president hundreds more seats and released from custody the case sparked outrage from human rights activists and pics of the count's new milary rulers. they say was politically motivated on appeals court has now suspended sentences which have included elevenear prison terms. tensions in th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
on this situation. >> in the city center, it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protesters. all day, people came in. just have a look or enjoy the food and hot drinks or even to catch a nap. amidst all of this, a workman valiantly removes the carpet so that it won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for the opposition is: where do they go from here? how do they turn occupation into political victory? >> the way to resolve this crisis is through presidential and parliamentary elections. we have a resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show the police were, at times, brutal in their treatment of protesters and journalists. anton is a photographer, beaten by riot police. he pleaded with them to stop. these are his bruises. this is all that's left of his camera. the police were also on the receiving end. officials say 35 were hurt by protesters. some are in hospital. away from the city center, there are no protests, just the grim routine of life in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
from different locations on the city on descending on government house, that is the main target of the protest and wayne reports now on their progress. >> reporter: the leader of the antigovernment movement called for one more show of strength to topple the governmentments. protesters are on long journey to cross the thai capitol bangkok and call it the final battle and say the objective was cle clear. the protest started a month ago with the stated aim of returning power to the people and as they began the long march the prime minister made a concession. >> translator: brothers and sisters of thailand, i'm yingluck shinawatra the prime minister of thailand and i would like to notify everyone after listening to opinions on all sides i decided to request a royal decree to resolve parliament this year. >> reporter: the goals of the protesters have changed and as they arrived at the office of the prime minister it became clear that a new election wasn't enough. >> translator: dissolving parliament doesn't matter and we have come here because we want to restore the monarchy and
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
to come out to watch what is going on. but there are still tens of thousands of those in the city who are preferring to stay under forces at the airport. >> a suicide-bomber drove a car explosive into the main gates and building. the ministry complex has been targeted because u.s. drones were being operated from there. >>> seven filipinos killed in an attack. they were working the hospital at military headquarters. 10 million filipinos work overseas. >>> we have more from kiev and anti-government protests. >> reporter: there has been a headline set for demonstrators in kiev to take city hall. let's take you live to kiev. >> reporter: in the last few minutes we heard from the opposition meeting behind me at the trade union house, which they've been using as protest headquarters throughout the demonstration. their initial reaction is how can we negotiate and hold talks when we are surrounded by riot police. that's their message to the government. now they have not ruled out completely the idea of talks. they have been willing to negotiate, and that is the removal of president yanukovych
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
in the city of tripoli and they have taken sides in the war in neighboring syria and people have been putting up barricades to protect their homes from snipers. and a rebel group says it sees an army base where an up rising began 2 1/2 years ago and released a statement on sunday night saying it took a weapons depo on the city and took the weapons and ammunitions and military gear from the base. to egypt says they are one step closer to holding elections and it will allow the army to try civilians in military courts and let it decide who the defense minister will be for the next eight years and the political parties based on religion, that is bad news for the deposed muslim brotherhood and go to a referendum next year and elections will take place in six months and we are in cairo and basically we are hearing it will bolster the military's hand and the parties, are those the highlights? >> those are the highlights and there was one additional change that took place last night before the draft was finalized. originally the plan was to have the constitution put to referendum and parliamentary e
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. scores of world leaders travel osearchto south africa for the l this week. snow and high winds as the u.s. finds itself in a deep chill. world leaders from nearly 100 nations are making their way to south africa to honor one man: nelson mandela. among those already in south africa former u.s. president jimmy carter who is in johannesburg. kofe annan. and the former president of ireland is there. dozens of others are en route. president obama and the first lady left for south africa, board air force 1 joined by george bush and his wife. are ali velshi is leading our team in johannesburg. ali, set the scene for us literally hours before the event tomorrow in johannesburg. >> well it's gone cold, tony, it's raining tonight in johannesburg. it was a clear day. police were setting up barricades and rerouting. you could see dignitaries coming in and police convoys. as you said jimmy carter is here as well. george w. bush, bill clinton will be here, world leaders from all over the p
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
to the people by tuesday, making many fear that more violence is ahead. >> a tent city has gone up in the capital of key avenue, demanding the government -- of kiev.of in the square right behind me, perhaps you can see there are several thousand protesters. the city is perhaps stretching "city" is perhaps stretching it. there is also a revolutionary headquarters. things are getting organized. what is important to note about this revolution, in comparison with the orange revolution that took place in 2004, this started from a grassroots movement, a spontaneous reaction to the government's decision not to sign this. there are different forces organized in involving it. there is a great deal of goodwill and spirit coming together. it is still not clear what the plan is. >> what about the demonstrators? we saw they are a bit of a mixed bunch. >> yesterday's actions by a certain group of violent demonstrators were a big disappointment to the vast mass of the ukrainian protesters. the opposition has formed three main parties. one of them is allied with the french national front and other
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
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LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
people have been killed. the collision occurred at a crossing in the city. the truck was carrying 24,000 liters of gasoline. it exploded in flames. the railway operator says at least four people have been killed and about 90 others injured. a local tv station quoted witnesses as saying the crossing gate was not lowered on one side of the tracks. >>> hundreds of riders have set fire to police vehicles in singapore after a bus hit and killed a bangladeshi worker. 18 people, including police, were injured. mainly foreign workers rioted on sunday night. the district is populated by indian and bangladeshi workers. police and security forces were deployed to contain the riot. 27 people were reportedly arrested. observers say an increasing number of foreign workers are unhappy about how they are being treated by their employers. last year bus drivers from china staged a massive strike. rioting is rare in singapore. >>> people in the central philippines are piecing together their lives. one month ago, an unprecedented storm wiped out parts of their homeland. ty typhoon haiyan killed nearly 6
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
getting into their normal place of work. the city's main square was surrounded by barricades. the chant was revolution. the president's office was ringing with riot police. tonight, from inside those defenses, he gave a lengthy interview in which he appealed for calm. >> members of the government and the security services and the people on the rallies must all , he toldhe law interviewers from four different tv channels. >> but his rivals called on him to step down. foreign language] >> there is still an arab determination from the protesters thomas who say they won't go away until the president resigns -- from the protesters, who say they won't go away until the president resigns. >> we want to see a new leader and government here in the ukraine. >> i think most people will stay here. all of the ukraine is coming here. >> people are coming every day. >> it is just the beginning. >> the trigger for these protests was the president's decision to postpone ukraine's move toward the european union and away from russia. for many, especially in the western half of this divided country, that w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
the power lines. look at the tree. this is all over the city, and over this area. that's what is waiting. 270,000 people were, at one time, without power. the provider in the area said it's working as hard as it can and has made progress. 4200 boots on the ground trying to restore power with another 500 on the way. they say they are in dire need of help that they are calling in the troops and placing them as far away as florida. the power companies offering support by sending the crews here helping dallas and getting neighbourhoods like this that has been without power thursday, 1am, more than 60 hours going on without power. they are trying to get these people back with their lights on. >> why is it taking so long. a lot of people including rebecca knew it was coming and predicted it would be pretty bad. >> you're right. but, you know, i live down the street from here. my power went out half an hour ago. it seems like the weather may be getting better. because it's below freezing, the trees are heavy. you can't predict when the wind will snap. the other reason it's taking longer for the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
[ music ] >>> this is al-jazeera america live from new york city. i am tony harris. we will look at today's top stories. investigators turn their focus to the data recorders pulled from the wreckage of a deadly train derailment in new york. the white house says healthcare.gov is running smoother than ever. insurance companies say it is far from fixed. protesters in thailand clash with police as the prime minister refuses calls to step down. >>> amazon says it wants to change what we know about doorstep delivery. ♪ >>> a if he hfederal investigat they will soon know the cause of sunday's deadly train derailment in new york city. the ntsb is now processing information from the train's black boxes. officials say at least 63 people were hurt and four people were killed when the train derailed as it rounded a curve. crews are still at the scene up right in toppled cars, trying to restore full service on one of the nation's busiest commuter rail line. jonathan martin joins us from the crash site. and jonathan, i believe we are standing by to get an update on the investigation soon >>
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
quarterbacking, but god how does this happen at this point. >> you look around, willie, new york city and we don't know right now what caused the wreck but we're consumers of new york city airport, we're consumers of new york city roads, we're consumers of new york city area trains and this really is some of the most battered, beaten up, crappie infrastructure in the nation. it's getting in and out of new york city is one thing i hate about this city. i love manhattan. but god -- >> it's a nightmare. we're a third world country in manhattan. a third world country when it comes to transportation. >> they are working on the airports. those are slowly but surely getting better. but i ride the subway home from work and sometimes you stand on the platforms and look at the tracks an look what's holding up the entire station you go oh, my god that's a relic. that turn, that speed in that turn. they have been making that turn for decades and decades. there was an accident in july with a freight train around that same spot. obviously something went very wrong there yesterday. >> one of the four fatalitie
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
it can take you right into a city, it solves that last mile problem that you have with planes and ships. a train, though, because it can arrive in a city there is rail passing right through metropolitan centers including baltimore, the mentioned the fire there. chicago had 13 derailments alone in 2012. you have washington, d.c. where a big and very dangerous chemicals can pass within a mile of the white house. the gulf coast is where most of the nation's chlorine is produced and moved. in las vegas within half a mile are 95,000 people, and there is a train that goes right through there that occasionally carries radioactive waste. >> thank you. now the government said it's healthcare winds is up and running for most people. thousands of customers are testing the system. the affordable care act wins has been plagued by problems since it's october is launch. people looking for insurance coverage only have three weeks to sign up. mike viqueira joins us from the white house with more. how is the website doing today? >> they say they have a lot of problems fixed, and you're right, john, it's
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
they are sticking behind their men. >> thank you very much indeed. a 24 hour curfew is in the nigeria city after fighters attacked the international airport and an airforce base. military and government officials say dozens of people may be dead including 20 gunman. three aircraft, two helicopters and several cars were hit in the predawn attack and this is the latest live and what are you hearing about the events? >> according to eyewitness according hundreds of fighters stormed the air base and the airport setting off explosive devices and firing automatic weapons screaming god is great in arabic. and they were engaged with personnel in a five-hour battle that went from 2:00-7:00 a.m. and several military helicopters were lost in the fighting and military said more than 20 insurgents were killed and two airforce personnel were injured in the fighting. it has been difficult to get information out of this region because since the state of emergency was declared in the area, the fight and telecommunications have been cutoff because the military say that is how they communicate and that is why this
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
to whoever wants it. this was the kiev city christmas tree until a few days ago, but it has been transformed into a pillar of protest. the flags say that ukraine belongs in in europe. and yet the government here warning that these protests are inlegal, and they say that those involved will ultimately face the consequences. ukraine's deputy prime minister has been visiting moscow for talks with prime minister russia says it wants stability and order, but the ukraine government is hoping for money and cheaper gas so it can survive this crisis. the police have withdrawn to the president's office here they keep guard. she says your oath of loyalty is to ask the people not the politicians. don't beat us, but they do not respond. everyone is waiting to see what will happen if or when these men are given the order to take back the streets. barnaby phillips, al jazeera, kiev. >>> now to rory who is in the capitol of kiev. >> reporter: felicity remember that the reason why ukraine pulled out of the trade agreement with the european union at the end of november was because ukraine said that the benefi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
charities which are helping the people, but food and water are limited in the city. there are almost half a million people around the country who have lost their homes. >> the french sent a fighter plane that flew low over the city in a way to intimidate the seleka and anti-balaka fighters. the big question is when will these people be able to go home, will they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed in the past few days. the situation outside bangui is also unstable. >> in a 2-day summit on africa wrapped up in paris. the french president is calling for elections by 2015 to remove rebels who took control earlier this year. much of the u.s. is in the grip of a freezing. four homeless people froze to death. in california the ploughs can hardly keep up with the snow. the cold snap made driving dangerous, including the midwest. by inch. 4 numbers of in blooming tonne in indiana. snow and ice in the mid-atlantic. washington d.c. will be under a 24 hour storm watch. it is cold out there, and it looks like it will get colder. >> it's weather fit for polar bears and penn gins. th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am EST
by religious convictions connected to the war in syria. the army will stay in the city for six months. >> rebel fighters have been entered a down north-east of damascus. a town famous for its christian churches, and one of the last places people speak ara make, the language of jesus. rebels took over in september, but were forced out by the army. >> a 24 hour curfew was -- islamist fighters attacked on airport and air force base. dozens of people may be dead, including 20 of the gunmen. three aircraft, two helicopters and several craft were hit in the predawn attack. >> the details are a little sketchy, but according to the eyewitness, hundreds of boko haram stormed the airport and military airbase, setting off explosions. some were in trucks and according to the witnesses there were armoured personnel carriers used. the boko haram fighters were screaming god is great as they carri carried out their assault. some helicopters were damaged during the fighting, but they say that more than 20 boko haram fighters were killed, many wounded, and two air force personal were injured in the fighting that
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
, and the streets are cleaner particularly around the democracy monument. from 9am workers from the city came in and scrubed the streets. this was one of the first rallying of the protesters. it was the amnesty bill movement before. they'd been there for weeks, almost a month. this morning, for the king's birthday they came out and scrubbed the street. there was a protest march to the royal thai headquarters, in the dense shopping area. it closed down part of the main avenues in bangkok for an hour, hour and a half they could get through. we've seen in pattern. they were allowed in. they broke through, just a padlock. wandered around and left and went back out on their trucks. what we see here at democracy monument - people will clean out because they are preparing for the kings birthday celebrations tomorrow. >> and the question of of course is what happens after the king's birthday. is there a sense that the crisis will be resolved peacefully, that one of the two sides might stand up. >> right now we were looking at a stalemate. politically there has been no most, both sides have their main
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
me on the set is our correspondent who has been in the city many times. let's look at sanaa. this is the defence ministry. tell us what happened and where. >> so a car drove from this road up to this road, and then stormed a gate. it was a suicide bombing attack. this is the eastern part - eastern wing... >> this is the old part of city. >> to drive to this location you have to go through three or four military checkpoints, which shows that this is a breach. so at the time they stored this gait they were, in fact, deflecting attention from something else, which was 15 fighters coming to this location, this corner here, wearing a uniform, and then they stormed this building and there was a blast, creating damage on this building, which is a hospital. >> you know the area because you interviewed the president in one of these buildings down here. >> exactly. >> on the south side. >> because the commander of the armed forces and most of the time he came early morning, met with the minister of defence, the top hierarchy of the military established. >> they said a hospital on the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am EST
. the leader is still on route from a government complex about 20km a way from the center of the city where we are. he'll be speaking on the platform behind me in the coming hours. it will take him time to travel the distance. so it will take some time. we'll hear from him this evening, what the next steps are going to be and how it will transition from street marches into a political process if they can do it. something they need to underline is the goal of the protestos is something deemed unconstitutional. let's see if they can come across that, before the elections on january 27th. >> scott heidler in bangkok. >> a comurter train collided with a lorry carrying liquid gas in jakarta. eight have died. we have this update from the scope. >> it's a serious train accident late morning at 11: 30. a commuter train ran into a fuel tanker, a truck that was trying to cross the tracks and was hit by the train. it was a huge explosion, a big fire. 20 people at least von brought to the hospital with burns. and now maybe eight people are confirmed dead. there's a huge crowd while police and rescue worke
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
the country's festival city no room for me the set for j to grab a copy will and to extol the set pieces in may. it's the next step in china's ambitious space program. not to miss out. the european space agency is also in foal to its network of tracking stations are being used to provide crucial support. if all goes smoothly the retro look and kept geological surveys and such but not too resource is off to deprive touches down on the moon later this month two time overall welsh champion actual extend the olive played his first race win of the season on sunday. the norwegian won the super g at lake louise canada. the rating of the pink and welsh cup champion in that discipline crushed line at opening time of one minute and twenty eight point five three seconds. with his fifth grade super g with a scrape the canadian resort. our proposal we can recall for welsh cup victories with the korea trip to. the feel strangely rounded off the podium in second and third by the us might have matched his best to replace it with the runners up spot the twenty three year old who study of the podium was a
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
fired tear gas and rubber bullets, but on wednesday, the city looks like a different face. demonstrators are cleaning the streets. the change in atmosphere is due to the king's birthday tomorrow, he celebrates his 86th birthday. >> translator: this is a time for cleaning up before paying respects to our king. >> government officials and protest leaders took a break from hostilities on tuesday ahead of the king's birthday in an about face, security authorities allowed demonstrators to enter the compound of the prime minister's office. the move diffused some of the tension by allowing protesters to gather in the center of power. they later left the compound shouting that they'd won. the royal thai family is one of the most enduring monarchs in southeast asia. the king has no political power but is greatly admired. prime minister yingluck has avoided further bloodshed in the days leading up to the king's birthday. on tuesday she made a televised speech to call for unity, but protesters have not called for an end to the influence of her older brother and prime minister thaksin shinawatra. he
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 7:30pm EST
apply to the national media. it extends into the provinces and other towns and cities in;f thailand where you'll find t.v. stations and their only purpose is to broadcast messages about a political group they're aligned with and spend time criticizing the opposition. >> during the unrest in 2010, he was in compile, but visible in video messages, exhorting protestors to hit the streets. these days, he is out of sight, avoiding the perception that he is the power behind his sister's government. the international media portray thailand as two camps, wealthy thais who oppose the chinewats and farmland, who back whoever the family puts on the ballot. >> the family has a great deal of support from the north, from the rural. >> the story as usual is more complex than that. >> the dynamic business class has fundamentally challenged. he is presented as like the face of the future. he is very good at portraying himself on t.v. >> he remains powerful because he has become so rich. the political crisis in thighland is complicate. i think it's very difficult for most people to understand, let al
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
there is more in the way of rain today and new york city with the quick burst of snow it will get washed out before another round moves in and we have a number of advisories posted and travel plans along i-95 you will encounter slick spots and give yourself plenty of time and of course make sure that you provide a little bit of extra space between you and the car ahead of you as well. across the great lakes we will see some light flakes of snow falling and as far as accumulation we will see more of that as we get in the day on tuesday, this is the timing of what we are dealing with today and through the morning and conditions will clear out and see a break in all the action and by tuesday we will be on the backside of the storm system, more moisture moves in with the cold air already if place and by tuesday morning snow moves right back into new york city and it looks like we will be in for the same conditions as we dealt with the last round and get the snow and freezing rain and plain rain before everything wraps up across the area. in the plains it's the dense fog causing problems in dalla
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> there are some international charities that are helping these people but food is limited in the city. there's half a million people around the country who have lost their home. the french have sent a fighter plane to fly over the city. the big question is when will these people be able to go home, do they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed here. the situation outside is also very unstable. >> the crisis in the central african republic is on the agenda at a meeting of leaders. jacky rowland is there. francis hollande says africans must guarantee their security in africa. he is already involved in a second military deployment this year. is there a contradiction there or has he just been enveloped in events. >> what he is doing is describing how the future might look when africa would have its own rapid reaction force. it's an objective and to create an african force that can respond to events in africa. francis hollande said it's the responsibility of africa to support its problems. it size france has the capacity to train 20,000 african soldiers, and there's equipment. fr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
of them here in the ruins city of tacloban her story of survival is not a happy one. she takes me to and a ba to an d building. >> she lost her home and she now has to figure out how to feed her younger siblings. she is now a sex worker and gets paid as little as six u.s. dollars. i'm forced to do this because of my siblings. i don't know how they can survive. because we are poor and we always have to scrape for everything. i feel jealous. i know girls like me should be going to school everyday. but what can i do? i have to work. i have to help my pairchlts paro provide for my siblings especially now. typhoon haiyan struck the fill philippines a month ago. 10% of the country's population has been affected. >> the government is unable to provide for the millions of people that need food and shelter and medical. cash for work programs help employ thousands a an thousandss say it helps bring back their sense of dignity. one of the big problems is security. the u.n. estimates that 300,000 people may have already been exploded. explode -- exploited. many in places that they are looking
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